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This interesting surname is of English, Scottish and Irish origin, and has three possible source, the first being a variant of Kerr, which is of Northern English and Scottish origin, and is a topographical name for someone who lived near a patch of wet ground overgrown with brushwood. The name is derived from the Middle English (1200 - 1500) "kerr", from the Old Norse "kjarr". The second source is Irish, and it is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O'Carra", descendant of Carra, a byname meaning "spear". The third source is also Irish, and it is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic "MacGiolla Chathair", son of the servant of Cathar, a personal name derived from "cath", battle...

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Chloe Ira Beale

Hey, My Nan Betty Beale was the daughter to Elizabeth Carr, who was married in 1920s. Betty was married in the 50s and lived in NZ after she left England.

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Earl Carr

James Carr, Mayo Co. Ireland around 1800s. One of my ancestors on Through my gr-grandfather; Jacob P. Edwards, married Eugenia Ward I traced her back through Viscount Ward of Ireland and O'Brien Boru. My mother was Irene Moore, Opp, Covington Co. AL. Through my gr-grandfather; William H. Moore, married Martha Cleghorn, ancestor George Claghorn who was a shipwright in Massachuetts and built the U.S. Constitution; or as the English called her, "Old Ironsides".


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